The Last Man in New York

Los Angeles: David O. Selznick, 1946. Treatment script for an unproduced film science fiction film. Developed for David O. Selznick by Paul MacNamara, who worked as a publicity director on several Selznick projects, including "Duel in the Sun" (1946), "The Paradine Case" (1947), and "Portrait of Jennie" (1948).

A story about a New York City reporter who finds himself the only man left in town in the aftermath of a major storm. His investigations lead him to find one other survivor, a woman with whom he falls in love, then finally a team of mathematicians who are at work on a "God machine," five stories tall, that appears to run the entire universe.

Green studio front wrapper (rear wrapper missing, perhaps as issued), rubber-stamped copy number, dated May 7, 1946, with a credit for screenwriter MacNamara. 43 leaves, with last page of text numbered 43. Mimeograph duplication. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with three silver brads.

[Book #135972]

Price: $45.00